Shalini Austin

Just a Card Campaign

Just a Card Campaign

#‎JustACard campaign‬ came about when Artist & Designer SARAH HAMILTON saw the quote “If everyone who’d complimented our beautiful gallery had bought ‘just a card’ we’d still be open” by store keepers who’d recently closed their gallery. I came across this on twitter recently and it definitely strikes a chord! Instead of buying cake from the Supermarket […]

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Playing with Fire…

Literally!  Let’s hope the end result is worth the effort 🙂 I am working on my Escartists Exhibition pieces in copper which include a couple of sculptures, at least one clock, perhaps a couple of framed copper pictures and some new pieces from my range of fold formed and air chased jewellery.  At the moment there is […]

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Sawing Copper

Sawing Copper

I have not been using my Jeweller’s saw enough, which is silly because the saw makes it so easy to cut intricate shapes. So far I have only really used it to cut heavier gauge wire. So last night I decided to do some sawing practice. First set of flower shapes cut and I am […]

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Sometimes a Plan Just Comes Together

“Isn’t it nice when things just work?” so said the Honda Accord Ad a few years ago. Last week I felt a sense of satisfaction when an idea just worked at first attempt and sheet copper turned into flower shaped candle holders. So yes, it is very nice when things just work! From this to this Mind […]

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